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>>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, thanks for joining us. 100 people are gathered voicing their anger to sonoma county supervisors over a sheriff deputy fatalling shooting a 13-year-old. andy lopez was killed two weeks ago while holding a realistic looking toy rifle. today is the culmination of protests each day. abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield; in santa rosa. >> supervisors set aside two hows for the public discussion. they are 2 1/2 hours into the discussion. they say they want to hear from the public and they want the conversation to continue. >> the supervisors started the meeting with a some -- a solemn tone expressing sympathies. >> it is unimaginable to lose a child and imagine in this particular way. our thoughts and prayers are with the lopez family. >> some offered ideas. >> i would like to represent we consider today setting up a blue ribbon panel charged with recommending that practices and review boards and protocol for officer training. >> they called this special meeting to address the death of 13-year-old andy lopez shot
in the middle of the night. >> thanks for joining us. >> that self-proclaimed arsonist is in custody. amy hollyfield joins us from the scene. >> residents say it has been a terrible last few days of erratic behavior including turning on the vacuum cleaner in the middle of the night and leaving it on for hours, shouting and banging on the walls and they are not surprised he is accused of setting the building on fire. many of them now are learning from people who have been inside that their homes are completely destroyed. when firefighters arrived at 2:50 they had to fight it from the outside because it was so big. as they tried to put it out, one of the residents confessed on camera, that he used a lighter to set fire to the building. >> i'm the one that started it. i take full responsibility. >> what happened? >> crazy. they tryied to make people think i was crazy. >> he was rescued from the balcony and then police took him into custody shielding him from the public with a blanket and charged prado with arson. >> i'm in shock realizing i probably lost everything. >> seven people lived ins
told us, he told us the city has gone bat nuts. he says the city, it's a proud day to be a san francisco civic an. this is myles scott's wish. he told the make-a-wish foundation, even surprised his parents when he said, "i want to be batman for a day. the make-a-wish foundation has made that come true. the city has sprung into action beyond anyone's expectations. i'm hesitant to peel away from this in case he pulls up, but i want to take you to a video clip. abc 7 news is in on the action. and we -- we started his morning with a news brief. the police chief alerted him with a video clip in his hotel room. we'll watch, we have a few seconds before he gets here. must have exciting for him to watch in his hotel room. >> we grin this broadcast with breaking news -- begin this broadcast with breaking news from the hall of justice. >> please, caped crusader, we need you, and bring -- >> reporter: that kicked off the morning for 5-year-old myles at siskiyou county. he transformed into bat kid. he has a batman to drive him around the city so he can fight crime today. they have a bat mo
by following us at abc7 news. >> new this morning fire crews put out a fire that broke out at home in campbell. the police department shared this video of the fire that started inside a home near hamilton avenue. no one was hurt. firefighters rescued a dog. the dog is expected to be oh came investigators are now looking into what sparked the place. >> developing news. civil rights leaders are calling for more serious charms in the hate crime case at san jose state university. matt keller joins us from san jose state. a news conference will be held the next hour or so? >> that is right. we just received an e-mail sent out by san jose state's president to the student body. in it says he does not clearly express the accountability for what the student endured. the president continued by saying and i quote, "by failing to recognize the meaning of a confederate flag and intervene earlier or impose sanctions as soon as the gravity of the behavior was cheer, we failed him, i failed him." the president will be at the naacp press conference at noon. four white freshmen were suspended and three face hat
that they would not smash on our house. or knit of us. there are some are close to the house. >> this crashed into the fence in the horse barn bringing down power lanes, too, and the family did not want to talk on camera but are okay. neighbors are still in the dark. they describe the frightening sounds from last night. >> we could hear the trees scraping against the house. it sounded like ghosts running around the house. >> in berkeley the winds made a mess at the campus with trees and debris blown into the middle of telegraph avenue. parking under a large tree overnight ended up being costly, a huge branch covered the car with obvious roof damage for the insurance company to sort through. a branch knocked out electricity to the area so top spites were out. everyone is supposed to treat the intersections as a four way stop. most did not. when no one stops at a light, this happens, a witness says the lexus slowed when it hit the intersection but in the end they were both stopped in the middle of the road. >> they were both wrong. >> they hope to have power returned in the neighborhood in anot
to see if they have any comment on this. they told us that luke is a very good student, but they didn't want to say anymore, no comment out of the respect for the family's pry vast i. but a fund-raiser has been set up and it's doing incredibly well. it was created yesterday and already raised $12,000. and that doubled just this morning. earlier this morning we had checked it and it was at around $6,000. we also have some family photos to show you. the 18-year-old victim is listed in stable condition. he was asleep on the bus when someone set fire to the skirt he was wearing. it happened at about 5:20 monday afternoon in oakland. police did make an arrest. they believe a 16-year-old is to blame. >> the arrest was made in list than 24 hours and that was due to witnesses being involved, staying on scene, providing information that helped investigators and also video surveillance. >> reporter: according to the fund-raising page, he'll have surgery today at st. francis hospital in san francisco. oakland police tell me they do have an update on the investigation. a spokeswoman tells me she
facebook page and let us know what you think. >> another company started by getter co-founder is now also on the verge of hitting wall street. mobile credit card company square could launch an i.p.o. next year. dorsey owned 26 percent of square which could be worth more than $800 million. the san francisco-based company's card readers are used in starbucks, taxis and more. >> new action is taken to reunite a sunnyvale mother with her baby after a kidnapping ordeal. the 2-week-old henry was taken by his father all the way to mexico where the boy was found safe. the dad was arrested. abc7 news reporter, matt keller, has the latest from sunnyvale. >> a spokesman with the district attorney told me in the past hour they are working on getting a flight for the mother who lives here to reunite with her baby in arizona and that could be why two workers from the district attorney showed up here and picked her up in the past 45 minutes asking the mother if she had her i.d. and ready to go and left in the car. no word on when the flight to arizona would take place. here is her two week old son, henr
effort. our anchor, eric thomas, is joining us with help at the philippine hotline. eric? >> that is "7 on your side" offices with red cross volunteers here and we have red cross volunteers in the next office over and nine or ten of them are ready to take your donations which is the best way to give. they have plenty of these sheets to take credit, debit or checks. let's come over and tell you the phone number is 415-954-7621. i will talk right now with woody from the american red cross. tell us, what are we doing in the bay area? >> most importantly, we are raising money and that money we sending to the broad cross in the philippines where they can effectively use it to buy determine and other aid. they have quite a strong red cross there, 500,000 volunteer, and a through paid staff so they very well equipped but they needs the funds to buy material. >> when people here first think of sending, water, clothes on things. >> it is commendable sentiment but the problem is getting things like that, bulky and heavy and shipping them to the region is time consuming and expensive. the other ad
and thousands were without power for hours. matt keller shows us storm-related problems from san jose to los gatos. >> the times on the signs are change. a student teacher began the day in front of the high school in san jose holding this sign saying classes stat at 9:00 a.m. an hour and 45 minutes late because of a power outage. after 8:00, he switched to this, saying no school, after the principal found out pg&e would not have the power back on until at left afternoon. >> we can not have the students without how we are. it is a safe has arrest. >> some put down their becomes. >> put on extra makeup and ridin' scooters. >> i did my homework. >> it was good? >> yeah. >> the storm also knocked down this tree on highway 7 at 2:30 north of the summit. it blocks a lane if more than an hour. the biggest impact is here, at silver creek high school. students are given a day off but a warning: be ready tomorrow. >> particularly, in my class, we will still have our tests but basically you get an extra day to study. >> the principal says the students have enough classroom time this year so this day of
destruction. katie marzullo joins us from the newsroom with the latest. >> that is the good news. the bad news is the storm did slam into the central philippines killing at least four people and forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. >> dramatic new video from the central philippines, people thrown from barges into rough seas left floating up-and-down in life bets and pulled to safety. there is danger on shore with massive waves crash on to island homes. 750,000 people forced to evacuate neighborhoods. some have returned to comb through the debris of splintered structures. they the lucky ones. officials say two people were could be much higher because the energy systems are down. the past the philippines is optimistic. >> as always, no storm can bring a unite the filipino people to its knees. >> typhoon haiyan is 300 miles wide but forecasters say this storm could have been much worse. >> it has been a fast mover storm. that has spared the islands where the major dangers of flood. a project pearl in the bay area has a relief drive for victims as it did in 2011 when another s
>>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> veteran's day trip uses in our nation's capitol in addition to the wreath laying at arlington, two tuskegee airmen will receive honors. this military hardware is on the move for the nation. >> the bay area is hosting several veteran's day ceremonies in the south by. many turned out in millpetas for those that served their country. >> milpitas goes all out to honor veterans including with this memorial in the plaza behind city hall. this year, on veteran's day, the annual sermon to honor all who serve this country. ♪ oh beautiful for space spacios skies ♪ >> more than 150 gathered to honor the military men and women who have served. dozens of veterans were here for the flag-raising ceremony. a mother brings her two kids every year. the message i want to instill in them is to serve your country. everyone does their part to make it a better lay and people who are serving do that. i thank them for their service. >> it is to support all the veterans that serve our country. >> a korean war veteran served 23 years in
. the evening commute will be a tough one to get an because all of us will have rain during the evening commute. this is phase one. there are two phases to the storm. i will map out the rain tomorrow in the seven-day forecast. >> thank you. amy hollyfield is monitoring the impact on today's storm and joins us mill valley. amy? >> it is raining again here after a break and this will make in people here very happy. we had some rain in the early morning hours just enough to leave a lot people wanting more. >> we made our way through the north bay this morning and as programmed, got rained on. we saw heavy drizzle at 4:30 and rain dropped in petaluma around 6:00. the precipitation disappointed people who were ready for a good soaking. >> i like the rain. we need it. this is barely rain. it is drizzle. it is almost being in the clouds. >> it kept some people inside like mary jones' walking group. >> they said it was raining. it was sputtering. i come from england. it was only a hint of rain. >> c.h.p. was worried it could create a slippery commute but by 7:00 you did not need the wipeers and c.h.p.
of the season with hauls coming in aserly as tomorrow. owe reporter joins us from fisherman's wharf. no fighting over the price this year, amy? >> no, they have agreed on a rice and they are already hard at work. look at this boat about do go out with the second load of pots. they have put a load of pots out there and they are back for more. restaurants tell us that customers are already calling, locking for crab. >> the pots are going out which means yummy goodness will soon be coming in. they are allowed to pull the crops at midnight so if the weather cooperates we should be unloading crab off the boats. >> we are usually talking about an argument over the price of crab and a potential strike. this year much agreed on $3 a pound. >> we went in one day, we selled, and new we good to go. we are going on time. it is nice to go on time. everyone will have their crab for thanksgiving. >> the chef across the way is were watching all of this very carefully. we asked his reaction to the fact that the boats are going out on time this year. >> stunned. >> he things the new limits california put if place
but her photo was taken down. she spoke out with abc in an interview. she asked we not use her last name is from colombia and not a citizen. she believes the photo would be a stock photo to promote it and did not anticipate the publicity . >> soon the white house will release the health care enrollment numbers with officials setting low expectations. >> katie, thank you very much. san jose police are investigating 40 the homicide after a disturbance last night after 6:00. there was an unresponsive man west of interstate 680. he was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. no one has been arrested. a sheriff deputy accused of bank robbery could learn if he will stand trial. the man is accused of robbing a bank of america in the outer richmond district last november. he faces several felonies. he walked into the bank and handed the teller a note saying he had a gun and took off with $1,700. investigators recognized him and found the prints on the note. he filed for bankruptcy and has been suspended from the --. -- from the department. >> a man walked interest an elementary school campus
at the apartment complex. matt keller joins us live. they ran out with the clothes on their back? >> it was a devastating fire. crews are crying to figure what needs to be done is the residents can move back into their homes. in the end, people are happy that no one was seriously injured or killed in the fire. >> there is in good time for a fire but 2:45 could be the most dangerous. two dozen people were sloping in eight units at the apartments in hayward when flames erupted. a man shot the vehicle while escaping the burning home. the flames were huge, the smoke blinding. somehow, everyone made it out. >> everyone was like, get out, get out. it was smoke covering the whole apartment. we could not see a thing. >> one of the two destroyed units you can see how devastating the flames can be to a building: nothing was last but for water and the overwhelming smell of smoke. a total of 27 people were evacuated from their homes including eight children. this baby escaped with the mother while the father and uncle joined them by jumping to safety. >> she crawled through the access and sl
also fatally struck. the teen in front of a high school. that is where our reporter joints us. matt? >> yes, sad thanksgiving week, with counselors on campus today meeting with students after one of their classmates was hit and killed by a car right in front of the school. today is the last day of class at high school in east san jose before thanksgiving vacation. rather than celebrating for the holidays, many students are mourning the death of their 15-year-old classmate. >> you are experiencing that loss in place without used to the student so there are physical reminders of the student being gone. >> the 10th grader was hit on sunday night after leashing her boyfriend. she was taken to the hospital where she died. her parents had a message. >> necessity said, we would benefit from their thoughts and prayers but, also, be careful. >> the student's death was the second of three pedestrian deaths in less than 48 hours in san jose, starting on sunday afternoon. the three year old was pushed in a stroller by a 13-year-old family friend with his five-year-old sister and hit by a pickup
with us getting a rescue put together. we waiting for a dive team from another agency to come out and see if the vehicle is occupied. when that is assessed we will have the vehicle pulled from the water. >> again, as we speak, the team just arrived a few minutes ago and they are ready to go into the water. no one actually saw the cargo in according to police. it is not cheer how long it has been submessaged or who might be inside. we are told the operation could go on for some time first with the camera dropped into the water at 20' deep and the divers themselves will go in to see what they can see. we will be here with a full report. >> three white san jose state university students are facing hate crime and battery charges after being accused taunting and tormenting their black roommate. matt keller joins us with more from san jose. matt? >> black thursday rally is held on campus in an hour. they want to show support for the klugman the prosecution says was racially taunted and attacked by the three roommates. >> this campus village at san jose state is filled with diverse drum of fresh
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